Johnny

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

John +‎ -y

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Johnny

  1. A diminutive of the male given name John.

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • Jenny, Jeanie, Janie (similar diminutives that derive from Jane, which derives from John)

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

Johnny (plural Johnnys or Johnnies)

  1. (slang) A jack (playing card).
  2. (informal) Short for Johnny Reb (Confederate soldier in the American Civil War).

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Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Johnny

  1. a male given name of English origin.

Norwegian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Johnny

  1. a male given name of English origin.

Swedish[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Johnny c (genitive Johnnys)

  1. a male given name borrowed from English.